Posts Tagged ‘Museums’

Tzedakah Box Roundup

Last week I wrote about The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a wonderful biennial exhibit at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco whereby artists are asked to interpret a Jewish ritual object. Today I’m bringing you a roundup of traditional tzedakah boxes.

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Contemporary Jewish Museum Tzedakah Box Invitational

The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, one of my favorite museums, is now featuring one of my favorite exhibits. The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a biennial exhibit whereby artists are asked to interpret a Jewish ritual object, is on view through May 17.  In the past, artists have been asked to interpret Purim masks, menorahs,…

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Necklaces inspired by Helena Rubinstein

These gorgeous necklaces from History+Industry and Uli Rapp are modern interpretations of the bold jewelry that Helena Rubinstein wore. They’re so pretty I felt they needed their own blog post! Rubinstein, a successful cosmetics entrepreneur, rose from her humble origins in a small town in Poland to become an influential businesswoman who brought makeup to the masses. She empowered women to…

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Friday’s Passover Pick

The gift shops at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco and The Jewish Museum of New York are my go-to places for GREAT finds. Here’s my faves for Passover from both shops.   Saturday’s Pick – A geometric seder plate and more!  

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